Reliant Energy Reviews

Updated July 7, 2015
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  1. Work Experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Reliant Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is one of the best electric utility company to work in USA. They are well organised and work with all forms of business in the energy industry. They have a certain standard and you can notice while working with the company. This is a definite recommendation if you have dreams to move to energy sector.

    Cons

    There are none so far.


  2. I love the people I work with!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Reliant Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The people are awesome to work with. Great environment with many challenges if you're will to take them on.

    Cons

    Recently acquired by NRG who is continuing to acquire more companies and have seen some layoffs over the past year as a result of the growth.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Billing Tech

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Reliant Energy as a contractor

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Growth potential is there, there is lots of new changes everyday, as they are merging.The atmosphere is aggressive

    Cons

    Co-workers tend to be clannish,and at the end of the day there has been some petty stuff.And you might get better perks if you are a who you know type of person.

    Advice to Management

    Value everyone contributions that helped you get to that goal


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  5. Helpful (2)

    Risk Analyst

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Reliant Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great team of talented people to work with

    Cons

    Company benefits are not as good as other companies in same industry. Promotions are far and few and not often communicated to the group.


  6. 6 years with company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Reliant Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great people and some flexibility

    Cons

    Salaries are low for the industry


  7. Good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Reliant Energy

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Benefits are good and they are worth their weight in gold, it was a great place to work. would recommend this company.

    Cons

    NRG take over was the worst thing that could have happened, they micro managed all process and leadership functions within the company


  8. Billing Analyst Company Review

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Reliant Energy

    Pros

    Strong company, good location and good leadership

    Cons

    Very large number of employees. You tend to become a number rather than a name.

    Advice to Management

    Try to provide employees with better communication and transparency


  9. Great Place to Work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Reliant Energy

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    People, Benefits, Career Progression, Communication

    Cons

    More cross functional training provided

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  10. used to be a better place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Reliant Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Pay is very competitive with the market

    Cons

    CEO is selling staff short with current merger.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your people during a merger.


  11. Pretty good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at Reliant Energy

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Its a big company with lots of potential

    Cons

    Lots of politics, don't pay alot. no appreciation.



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